31 Aug. 1992|
Smoky mountain woodcarvers festival,small primitive wood projects,balsa wood crafts ideas - For Begninners
Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers Supply - Complete wood carving supplies including knives, gouges, books, basswood, wood burners, power carving, burs, carving kits, beginner kits, cutouts, roughouts and classes. The annual Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers Festival is one of the treats at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center. The location for the Center and festival is less than an hour away from Knoxville in Townsend, TN (see Google map) just outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Woodcarvers Festival features an annual competition for skills ranging from beginning to advanced level carvers.
Admission is just $3 and includes access to all the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center exhibits.
Woodcarving is part of many festivals and events throughout the Appalachian Mountains, in Cherokee NC with the Cherokee Indians, and beyond. Darris BrockAppalachian Mountains Travel ExaminerDarris Brock is a Johnson University professor and Knoxville resident. Find a woodcarving festival in your area or that coincides with your visit to an area of the Appalachians through Woodcarving Illustrated.
When you plan your vacation in the Smokies, plan to come to Nawger Nob (on highway 321) and purchase your carving tools, take a carving class or just stop in.